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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn: Tam-Tara Deepcroft Instanced Dungeon Video

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe Land of AZPosts: 16,659MMORPG.COM Staff Uncommon

Square Enix has released a new video from Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. The video shows alpha footage fo the Tam-Tara Deepcroft instanced dungeon and players taking on the monsters within. Check it out!



  • The instanced dungeon in this video is designed for low level players. Targeting and actions are demonstrated with the mouse instead of keyboard for greater clarity.


  • The battle system is currently undergoing significant revision, including changes to all damage algorithms and the claim system.




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  • PivotelitePivotelite Hamilton, ONPosts: 2,167Member
    Stand still combat. :/

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  • YaevinduskYaevindusk Ul''dah, CAPosts: 1,544Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Pivotelite
    Stand still combat. :/

     

    You're able to move while attacking; the animations just aren't in there yet so they don't show it.  The exclusion to this is casting a magic spell from what I've been able to tell (in terms of needing to stand still to cast; you can move instantly, but it will be interrupted).  You can see the Dragoon moving when he throws his lance in the last few seconds of the video, as an example.

    There should be an interview explaining this at ffxivcore.com dated a few months ago or something.   :)

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  • FlaebFlaeb Cookie, NYPosts: 91Member

    Looks very shiny, and hitting the enemy feels nice. Looks much better, we shall see though.

     

    Also, SKILL CLICKER! AHHHHH

  • DarkVagabondDarkVagabond Posts: 271Member Uncommon
    I'd talk about their plans to add a little more meat to the fighting but certain forms I've agreed to dictate I don't. Suffice it to say it APPEARS as though they are listening to the criticism this time.
  • SkuallSkuall UnknowPosts: 1,288Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Flaeb

    Looks very shiny, and hitting the enemy feels nice. Looks much better, we shall see though.

     

    Also, SKILL CLICKER! AHHHHH

    actions are demonstrated with the mouse instead of keyboard for greater clarity.

     

     

     

  • TalruneTalrune Cortland, ILPosts: 339Member
    I dont like the spell animations to blah all looks the same basically the spells they showed just diff colors of flash of light basically boring.
  • elockeelocke Manassas, VAPosts: 4,205Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Pivotelite
    Stand still combat. :/

    Just like every other if not all Final Fantasy games, ever.  Yeah, I'm fine with that.

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  • PivotelitePivotelite Hamilton, ONPosts: 2,167Member
    Meh, i've grown away from it. Sure it was fun on the PS2 but it's not my thing in MMOs anymore.

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  • rojoArcueidrojoArcueid hell, NJPosts: 6,787Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by elocke
    Originally posted by Pivotelite
    Stand still combat. :/

    Just like every other if not all Final Fantasy games, ever.  Yeah, I'm fine with that.

    tahts not true. Even the single player ones the character jumped towards the monster to hit it then jumped back. The newer versions added improved mobility. This here in ARR is generic stand still asian combat. Dont get me wrong, ill have a blast the first free month of ARR but i wont sub if the dont tweak lack of mobility a bit... specially mages, and archers (or all ranged classes to be exact), fixable with some instant spells

     
     
     

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  • RecoreRecore Posts: 5,098Member Uncommon
    Game looks amazing and thats just low level content. Also really looking forward to the more traditional combat system.image
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  • frestonfreston orensePosts: 521Member
    I remember my biggest gripe with ffxiv was the absolutely horrible lag. If there were more than 5 people near you , it took ages for them to appear on screen (i played from europe). If they dont fix that, i dont really care what other changes they implement.
  • ThomasN7ThomasN7 87.18.7.148 1, NJPosts: 6,690Member
    Looks fine but the strong points of  any Final Fantasy mmo has been the strong community. Looking forward to that a lot.
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  • McGamerMcGamer Fairfield Bay, ARPosts: 1,012Member
    Two words in this game that makes me never want to play it. "Instanced" & "Apartments". Instanced dungeons are decades old tech and why would I want my avatar to have a small apartment when other mmo's like Aion allow for mansions, or full-sized houses even in Lotro? The answer is I wouldn't.
  • SovrathSovrath Boston Area, MAPosts: 18,462Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Czanrei
    Two words in this game that makes me never want to play it. "Instanced" & "Apartments". Instanced dungeons are decades old tech and why would I want my avatar to have a small apartment when other mmo's like Aion allow for mansions, or full-sized houses even in Lotro? The answer is I wouldn't.

    you don't suppose the housing can be expanded later on?

    And instanced dungeons are not decades old tech. I seem to remember playing lineage 2 waaaayyyy back at  launch and the dungeons were not instanced.

  • SlechtvalkSlechtvalk ElsdorfPosts: 33Member
    Originally posted by Pivotelite
    Stand still combat. :/

    Ummm thats only Trashmobs.

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1jtyECvo1w

     

    Here are highend bosses before ARR.

     
  • jadan2000jadan2000 roosevelt, NYPosts: 511Member

    still combat is just because its a demo. no many game developers show the game and are moving all over the place.

    As long as they get the controllers working fine i am in!! Dont really wan tto play final fantasy ona  keyboard

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  • JudgeUKJudgeUK Posts: 847Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Slechtvalk
    Originally posted by Pivotelite
    Stand still combat. :/

    Ummm thats only Trashmobs.

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1jtyECvo1w

     

    Here are highend bosses before ARR.

     

    Thanks for this - a lot better. 

  • inmysightsinmysights Houston, TXPosts: 271Member Uncommon
    I must say that looks much better than before!

    I am so good, I backstabbed your face!

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